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Gala week visit to Peterborough Hindu Temple

Morning tour of Bharat Hindu Samaj Temple A good number of Gidding residents spent a delightful morning attending the joyous ceremony of Aarti at the Bharat Hindu Samaj in Peterborough. Following the ceremony – in which we were all invited to take part – our very knowledgeable

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Poetry Please and lunch at the Fox and Hounds.

Poetry Please and lunch at the Fox and Hounds.

Poetry Please and lunch at the Fox and Hounds.     On Tuesday morning, 9th July, twelve people gathered in the garden of 85 Main Street to bringing their favourite poems to read and share. Settling down with a cup of coffee or glass of elderflower cordial

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Photos: Great Gidding School Summer Fete 2013

Photos: Great Gidding School Summer Fete 2013

What a cracking day for the school fete! Scorching sun brought lots of parents, children and village residents along to Great Gidding School on Saturday 6th July for the annual school fete. This year a very special guest, Warwick Davis, kindly opened the fete and made us

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Photos: Great Gidding Gala July 2013 – History Walk

The first Giddings event of Gala Week kicked off with a wonderful tour yesterday evening of Anglo Saxon Great Gidding, led by archaeology historian Josie Barnacle and ably aided by Patrick Ellis. Instead of peering over the gates, it was a delight to be able to walk

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Photos: An Evening in the Garden June 22nd

Photos: An Evening in the Garden June 22nd

‘An Evening in the Garden’ (in support of Emily Read’s expedition to the Arctic) took place at Crown Cottage, Great Gidding on Saturday 22nd June and featured the Peter Shepherd Jazz Trio and King’s School Swing Band. A note from Emily: Thank you hugely to everybody who

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Tomorrows archive photographs taken today.

Tomorrows archive photographs taken today.

Great Gidding in Camera This is a photographic challenge to record as many facets of Great Gidding village, parish life and activity starting now. We all seem to be equipped with some sort of camera whether its a smart phone or a proper camera we have the

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Michael is runner-up in ‘Green Champion of the Year’ award

Michael is runner-up in 'Green Champion of the Year' award

Michael Trolove of Great Gidding is runner-up in the Huntingdon District Council Green Heart Community award

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Long Distance Walking

Long Distance Walking

Long Distance Walkers Association If you like walking you may be interested to know about a national organisation that exists to promote walking longer distance as a recreational or challenge activity. The Long Distance Walkers Association  (LDWA) promotes distance walking through its regional groups. For example the

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Sun shines on The Big Lunch & Have a Field Day

The sun shone for the annual ‘Big Lunch’ and ‘Have a Field Day’ on the recreation field in Great Gidding on Sunday 2nd June. Picnics and drinks were followed by a well fought rounders match (which ended in a very fair draw)! Free kites and footballs supplied

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Clarion – March 2013

Clarion - March 2013

Great & Little Gidding Parish Council Clarion – March 2013 The Giddings Website www.giddings.org.uk In March 2012 the new Giddings website was launched with funding from the Great Gidding Charity.   A calendar has been added so now it’s really easy to keep up to date with what’s

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